Year 5 Teacher - St Stephen's School, ALGESTER

Brisbane Catholic EducationAlgester


St Stephen’s School is a Catholic primary school with an enrolment of 527 students. St Stephen’s School has a commitment to fostering the spirituality and faith development of each child within our Catholic community, where all children and their families are accepted and valued for their uniqueness. Our educational program is responsive to the spiritual, social, physical, academic, creative and cultural developmental needs of the children. Our school is located on the southern outskirts of Brisbane.

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We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic teacher to join our Year 5 Cohort for the last 5 weeks of Term 4, 2021. All of our cohorts operate in a collaborative, contemporary approach to learning and teaching.

In this role, you will be expected to:
•    Ensure that the teachings and values of the Catholic Church form a foundation for learning and teaching,
•    Create a nurturing and ordered learning environment which is learner centred, supportive, cooperative and aligned with relevant curriculum policies, documents and practices,
•    Collaboratively develop and implement quality curriculum programs and appropriate pedagogy,
•    Proactively engage with professional renewal practices to enhance student outcomes, and
•    Work with the leadership team, teachers and other staff members in contributing to the professional life of the school.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to meet the following criteria:
•    Strong literacy and numeracy practices plus a clear understanding of the Australian Curriculum,
•    Effective communication and interpersonal skills,
•    Proven organisational skills,
•    An ability to work in partnership with colleagues, students and parents/carers,
•    Attend in detail to innovative and creative practices,
•    An ability to identify and cater for different learning styles,
•    Competent at integrating digital technology into a contemporary learning environment, and
•    As this position requires classroom teaching of Religious Education, applicants must be Catholic.

For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position, please see the Teacher role description.

Applicants are required to address these points in the “letter of application” section of the online application form.

To be successful in this role you will: 

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Estimated Start Date:  Commencing 1 November 2021

Employment Tenure:   Full Time + Fixed Term

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term"):  To 3 December 2021

If Part Time, hours and/or days required:

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:  
Phillip Manitta

Contact Telephone Number:   0737114911

Contact Email:

Closing Date:  16-Sep-2021

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